Tidal Energy and Main Resources In the Persian Gulf

  • Mofid Gorji-Bandpy Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN
  • Mohammadreza Azimi Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, IRAN
  • Mohsen Jouya Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN
Keywords: Renewable Energy, Tidal Energy, Current Energy, Iran, Persian Gulf

Abstract

Due to increasing concern over global climate change, many policy makers worldwide have accepted the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in particular from the electricity industry. Tidal generation has a significant advantage over many other forms of renewable generation as it is almost perfectly forecastable over long time horizons. Thus, incorporating tidal generation into an electricity system should be less challenging than other forms of renewable generation which are relatively unpredictable. In this article, we discussed about the capacity benefit of tidal generation, especially in Iran.

Author Biographies

Mofid Gorji-Bandpy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN

Mofid Gorji-Bandpy, PhD. Eng. Education: PhD: School of Engineering, Division of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales College of Cardiff (UWCC), Cardiff, UK 1987-1991.

Affiliations and functions: Full time Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN (Since 1979), Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada and Coordinate Supervisor, University of Guildford, Surrey, U.K., (Since 1997).

Research interest: Renewable Energy, Propulsion Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Turbomachinary Publications: Author of more than 200 scientific articles and 5 text books.

Mohammadreza Azimi, Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, IRAN

Mohammadreza Azimi, Eng. Education: 2004-2007—National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents. 2008-2012–B.Sc Graduated from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN 2012—Msc. Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

Affiliations and functions: Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, IRAN. Research interest: Renewable Energy, Turbomachinary and Propulsion Systems Publications: author of 10 papers.

Mohsen Jouya, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN

Mohsen Jouya, Eng. Date of birth: 1990. 2008–Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN

Affiliations and functions: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, IRAN

Research interest: Renewable Energy, Analytical Methods, Applied Sciences

Publications: author of 4 articles and 1 conference presentation.

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